- A Project For: Madison Grace
- Age: Due August 8, 2012
- Location: Crowley, TX
As soon I knew we were having a girl I knew I wanted a feminine room without the pink overload. Most of the inspiration pictures that I was drawn to seemed to have aqua and grey in them. I incorporated several different patterns that I loved into this room.
I drew most of my inspiration from Pinterest Boards and Project Nursery.
I consider this style contemporary with a few modern-traditional elements thrown in for character.
Chandelier - Craigslist find that was painted and embellished
Lined Curtains (block out light and will help keep room warm in winter) - DIY project, fabric from Hobby Lobby
Curtain Tie Backs - beaded trim and door knobs from JoAnn's
Crib Bumper - DIY project, fabric from JoAnn's
Crib Bedskirt - DIY project, tutorial used: http://www.freestylinbeth.com/2012/05/no-sew-beaded-tutu-bedskirt.html
Name of Canvas - DIY project, vinyl on spray painted canvas, used Silhouette Cameo to cut out vinyl
Bench - Billy wall shelf from Ikea, Closet Maid canvas boxes
Bench Pad - DIY project, fabric from etsy.com: http://www.etsy.com/shop/selvage123?ref=seller_info
Small side table - Joss & Main (but Target has one exactly like it)
Ruffled lamp - DIY project, lamp - Wal-Mart, ribbon from Michael's
Zebra Dress Form - Hobby Lobby
Wall Clock - plain clock from Wal-Mart embellished with Zebra scrapbook paper and glitter numbers
Aqua Finial - Hobby Lobby
Plaque - local shop
Shelves - DIY project, tutorial found here: http://www.thehouseofsmiths.com/2010/09/ballard-design-inspired-shelves.html#more
Glider - DIY project, the glider was given to us by a friend, we primed, painted, and reupholstered the glider an ottoman; tutorial found here: http://www.lilblueboo.com/2010/02/reupholstering-nursery-rocker.html
Small Envelope Pillow: DIY project, fabric from Wal-Mart, tutorial found here: http://restorationhouseblog.ca/2011/02/five-minute-cushion-and-faux-grain-sack.html
Polka Dot Blanket: DIY project, fabric from JoAnn's, tutorial found here: http://melissadark.blogspot.com/2011/09/easy-baby-blanket-tutorial.html
Dresser - Ikea
Changing Pad Covers: DIY project, tutorial found here: http://www.e-tells-tales.com/2011/06/tutorial-contoured-changing-pad-cover.html
Shadow Boxes: DIY project, used supplies already on hand from my scrapbooking stash
Small Wire Baskets: Amazon (sold out right now)
Mirror: DIY project, purchased from local antique store, primed and painted with silver spray paint
The chandelier is my favorite item in the room. I'm so happy with the way it turned out, especially since it was a last minute change to the room.
Give yourself plenty of time to shop around for bargains and sales and to complete DIY projects. Also, don't be afraid to use on traditional colors in your nursery. Even though there isn't any pink in the room, there's enough feminine details to let you know that "It's a Girl!"
Posted on August 4, 2012
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